Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Knutsford with a requirement for Software Engineering skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Software Engineering over the 6 months to 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Software Engineering
Cheshire > Knutsford
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 32 12 22
Rank change year-on-year -20 +10 -5
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 1 5 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Knutsford 0.60% 5.81% 5.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.69% 7.25% 7.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 10
Knutsford median daily rate £275 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -35.29% +9.68% +19.23%
10th Percentile £263 £393 £362
90th Percentile £288 £438 £394
Cheshire median daily rate £488 £475 £388
% change year-on-year +2.63% +22.58% +19.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Knutsford median hourly rate - - -
Cheshire median hourly rate £32.00 £39.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year -17.95% +4.00% +15.38%

Software Engineering is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Knutsford with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Knutsford
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 144 69 167
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Knutsford 86.75% 80.23% 71.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 42 124
Knutsford median daily rate £380 £425 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.59% +0.59% +0.72%
10th Percentile £280 £310 £291
90th Percentile £488 £474 £514
Cheshire median daily rate £420 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +5.00% -5.88% +9.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Knutsford median hourly rate - £9.00 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -42.93% -
Cheshire median hourly rate £13.00 £19.06 £17.50
% change year-on-year -31.80% +8.93% -4.19%

Software Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend in Knutsford

Job postings citing Software Engineering as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Knutsford.

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineering in Knutsford

Software Engineering
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Knutsford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Software Engineering in Knutsford.

Contractor daily rate trend for Software Engineering in Knutsford

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Knutsford region with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) J2EE
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) JUnit
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) XSLT
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) RAD
1 1 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 1 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (100.00%) Perforce
1 1 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Spring
1 1 (100.00%) Ajax
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) JPA
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (100.00%) JProfiler
1 1 (100.00%) Gradle
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database

Software Engineering
Co-occurring IT Skills in Knutsford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (100.00%) Gradle
1 1 (100.00%) JProfiler
1 1 (100.00%) JUnit
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Ajax
1 1 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (100.00%) J2EE
1 1 (100.00%) JPA
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
1 1 (100.00%) Spring
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) XSLT
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) RAD
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Perforce